The table below looks at the statistics for OWASP skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OWASP over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)
Rank 718 809 721
Rank change year-on-year
+91 -88
Permanent jobs citing OWASP 160 92 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.16% 0.083% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.10% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 134 76 94
Average salary £55,000 £42,500 £41,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.41% +1.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £38,000 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £65,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £53,750 £40,750 £40,600
% change year-on-year
+31.90% +0.36%
OWASP
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
87191 91296 82288
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 84.48% 82.73% 80.93%
Number of salaries quoted 72102 74533 68537
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £74,100
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

OWASP
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing OWASP across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

OWASP Jobs Demand Trend in England

OWASP
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing OWASP across the England region.

OWASP Salary Trend in England

OWASP
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OWASP across the England region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

OWASP Salary Histogram in England

OWASP
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OWASP within the England region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +51 79 £60,000 +26.31% 10
South East +30 25 £60,000 +33.33% 6
West Midlands +1 15 £32,500 -45.83% 4
North West +3 13 £37,500 -4.45% 5
East of England +17 11 £55,000 -0.90% 3
South West - 8 £51,500 - 3
Yorkshire +7 6 £32,500 -27.77% 1
East Midlands -15 4 £110,000 +168.29%
OWASP
UK

OWASP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the England region citing OWASP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited OWASP.

1 134 (45.42%) Information Security
2 109 (36.95%) Agile Software Development
3 105 (35.59%) .NET
4 101 (34.24%) Java
5 99 (33.56%) Finance
6 97 (32.88%) C#
7 92 (31.19%) SQL
8 86 (29.15%) Penetration Testing
9 80 (27.12%) Security Testing
9 80 (27.12%) Cyber Security
10 75 (25.42%) HTML
11 69 (23.39%) Degree
12 67 (22.71%) PCI DSS
13 60 (20.34%) CISSP
14 59 (20.00%) Scrum
15 55 (18.64%) JavaScript
16 53 (17.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
17 51 (17.29%) SDLC
18 48 (16.27%) CSS
18 48 (16.27%) Linux
19 47 (15.93%) SQL Server
19 47 (15.93%) MVC
20 46 (15.59%) jQuery
21 44 (14.92%) SOAP
22 43 (14.58%) Software Engineering
22 43 (14.58%) Vulnerability Assessment
23 42 (14.24%) TDD
24 41 (13.90%) Python
25 40 (13.56%) QA
26 36 (12.20%) OSCP

OWASP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the England region citing OWASP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited OWASP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 35 (11.86%) IIS
2 13 (4.41%) Tomcat
3 11 (3.73%) Apache
4 10 (3.39%) WebLogic
5 8 (2.71%) Apache Solr
6 6 (2.03%) JBoss
7 5 (1.69%) CMS
7 5 (1.69%) WebSphere
7 5 (1.69%) Node.js
7 5 (1.69%) Alfresco
8 4 (1.36%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (1.02%) Umbraco
9 3 (1.02%) ColdFusion
10 2 (0.68%) nginx
10 2 (0.68%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.34%) Sitecore CMS
11 1 (0.34%) CICS
11 1 (0.34%) Drupal
11 1 (0.34%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 22 (7.46%) MS Excel
2 9 (3.05%) MS Office
3 5 (1.69%) Photoshop
4 4 (1.36%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.05%) SaaS
2 3 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (1.02%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (7.46%) Firewall
2 12 (4.07%) Internet
3 7 (2.37%) Network Security
4 5 (1.69%) Wireless
5 4 (1.36%) SAN
5 4 (1.36%) LDAP
6 3 (1.02%) HTTP
6 3 (1.02%) HTTPS
7 2 (0.68%) SSL
7 2 (0.68%) IPsec
8 1 (0.34%) SSH
8 1 (0.34%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (0.34%) Reverse Proxy
8 1 (0.34%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.34%) LAN
8 1 (0.34%) SMS
8 1 (0.34%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (15.93%) SQL Server
2 31 (10.51%) Relational Database
3 27 (9.15%) SQL Server 2008
4 22 (7.46%) RDBMS
5 21 (7.12%) SQL Server 2005
5 21 (7.12%) SQL Server 2012
6 20 (6.78%) MySQL
7 11 (3.73%) MongoDB
8 9 (3.05%) Couchbase
9 7 (2.37%) NoSQL
9 7 (2.37%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (1.69%) Hadoop
11 4 (1.36%) CouchDB
11 4 (1.36%) MariaDB
12 3 (1.02%) Big Data
13 2 (0.68%) Redis
Development Applications
1 21 (7.12%) Git (software)
2 19 (6.44%) Team Foundation Server
3 17 (5.76%) Selenium
4 15 (5.08%) Jenkins
5 10 (3.39%) Cucumber
5 10 (3.39%) Maven
5 10 (3.39%) NUnit
6 7 (2.37%) Subversion
6 7 (2.37%) Metasploit
7 6 (2.03%) Ant
8 5 (1.69%) MSTest
8 5 (1.69%) Moq
8 5 (1.69%) SoapUI
9 4 (1.36%) Grunt
9 4 (1.36%) SpecFlow
9 4 (1.36%) Mockito
9 4 (1.36%) HttpUnit
9 4 (1.36%) JUnit
9 4 (1.36%) Visual Studio
9 4 (1.36%) Log4j
General
1 99 (33.56%) Finance
2 19 (6.44%) Banking
3 13 (4.41%) Marketing
4 12 (4.07%) Financial Institution
5 10 (3.39%) Retail
6 6 (2.03%) Legal
7 5 (1.69%) Telecoms
7 5 (1.69%) Games
8 2 (0.68%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.68%) Advertising
9 1 (0.34%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.34%) Electronics
9 1 (0.34%) Law
Job Titles
1 67 (22.71%) Developer
2 50 (16.95%) Tester
3 46 (15.59%) Consultant
4 45 (15.25%) Security Consultant
5 42 (14.24%) Penetration Tester
6 36 (12.20%) Security Specialist
7 35 (11.86%) Applications Specialist
7 35 (11.86%) Application Security Specialist
8 20 (6.78%) Security Manager
9 17 (5.76%) .NET Developer
10 16 (5.42%) Architect
10 16 (5.42%) Analyst
11 15 (5.08%) IT Consultant
11 15 (5.08%) IT Security Consultant
11 15 (5.08%) Cyber Security Manager
12 14 (4.75%) Software Developer
13 13 (4.41%) Solutions Architect
14 12 (4.07%) Team Leader
14 12 (4.07%) Security Engineer
15 11 (3.73%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 105 (35.59%) .NET
2 75 (25.42%) HTML
3 48 (16.27%) CSS
4 46 (15.59%) jQuery
5 44 (14.92%) SOAP
6 36 (12.20%) Spring
7 33 (11.19%) WCF
8 32 (10.85%) RESTful
8 32 (10.85%) REST
9 30 (10.17%) Ajax
9 30 (10.17%) ASP.NET
10 28 (9.49%) Web Services
10 28 (9.49%) JSON
11 26 (8.81%) XML
12 25 (8.47%) .NET Framework
13 24 (8.14%) Struts
14 19 (6.44%) HTML5
15 18 (6.10%) ASP.NET MVC
16 15 (5.08%) AngularJS
17 14 (4.75%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 31 (10.51%) Computer Science
2 27 (9.15%) Mobile App
3 26 (8.81%) Management Information System
4 24 (8.14%) Cryptography
5 13 (4.41%) Clustering
5 13 (4.41%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (4.07%) Data Centre
7 9 (3.05%) User Experience
8 8 (2.71%) Data Protection Act
9 7 (2.37%) Blog
9 7 (2.37%) Client/Server
9 7 (2.37%) Internet of Things
10 6 (2.03%) Inversion of Control
10 6 (2.03%) BYOD
11 5 (1.69%) Social Media
12 4 (1.36%) Enterprise Software
12 4 (1.36%) Algorithms
12 4 (1.36%) Graphic Design
13 3 (1.02%) PKI
13 3 (1.02%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 48 (16.27%) Linux
2 29 (9.83%) Windows
3 16 (5.42%) UNIX
4 15 (5.08%) Oracle Linux
5 11 (3.73%) Android
6 10 (3.39%) Solaris
7 7 (2.37%) Apple iOS
8 3 (1.02%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.34%) zOS
9 1 (0.34%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.34%) VMS
9 1 (0.34%) OS/400
9 1 (0.34%) AIX
9 1 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (45.42%) Information Security
2 109 (36.95%) Agile Software Development
3 86 (29.15%) Penetration Testing
4 80 (27.12%) Security Testing
4 80 (27.12%) Cyber Security
5 59 (20.00%) Scrum
6 51 (17.29%) SDLC
7 47 (15.93%) MVC
8 43 (14.58%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 43 (14.58%) Software Engineering
9 42 (14.24%) TDD
10 34 (11.53%) Continuous Integration
11 30 (10.17%) OO
12 29 (9.83%) ISMS
13 27 (9.15%) Mentoring
13 27 (9.15%) Security Management
14 25 (8.47%) RAD
14 25 (8.47%) E-Commerce
15 24 (8.14%) Unit Testing
15 24 (8.14%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 101 (34.24%) Java
2 97 (32.88%) C#
3 92 (31.19%) SQL
4 55 (18.64%) JavaScript
5 41 (13.90%) Python
6 36 (12.20%) C++
7 27 (9.15%) C
8 11 (3.73%) PHP
9 8 (2.71%) VBA
10 6 (2.03%) Ruby
10 6 (2.03%) T-SQL
11 5 (1.69%) VB.NET
11 5 (1.69%) R
11 5 (1.69%) XQuery
12 3 (1.02%) Objective-C
12 3 (1.02%) PowerShell
12 3 (1.02%) Bash Shell
12 3 (1.02%) Perl
13 2 (0.68%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.68%) ANSI SQL
Qualifications
1 69 (23.39%) Degree
2 60 (20.34%) CISSP
3 36 (12.20%) OSCP
4 35 (11.86%) CISM
5 26 (8.81%) Security Cleared
6 21 (7.12%) CISA
6 21 (7.12%) CEH
7 18 (6.10%) OSCE
8 15 (5.08%) ISEB
9 10 (3.39%) ISTQB
10 8 (2.71%) Microsoft Certification
11 7 (2.37%) GIAC
11 7 (2.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 6 (2.03%) ISACA
12 6 (2.03%) PCI QSA
12 6 (2.03%) SC Cleared
13 5 (1.69%) GWAPT
14 4 (1.36%) GPEN
14 4 (1.36%) CSSLP
14 4 (1.36%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (22.71%) PCI DSS
2 53 (17.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 40 (13.56%) QA
4 9 (3.05%) COBIT
5 4 (1.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (1.02%) WAI
7 1 (0.34%) HIPAA
System Software
1 5 (1.69%) vSphere
2 1 (0.34%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (3.39%) Nessus
2 7 (2.37%) CORE IMPACT
3 4 (1.36%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (1.36%) StatsD
4 3 (1.02%) WebInspect
5 2 (0.68%) Puppet
5 2 (0.68%) Ansible
6 1 (0.34%) AppDetective
Vendors
1 35 (11.86%) Microsoft
2 19 (6.44%) Oracle
3 9 (3.05%) Zend
3 9 (3.05%) Atlassian
3 9 (3.05%) Sun
3 9 (3.05%) HP
3 9 (3.05%) WorldPay
4 8 (2.71%) Google
4 8 (2.71%) IBM
5 5 (1.69%) Barracuda Networks
6 4 (1.36%) Trustwave
6 4 (1.36%) New Relic
6 4 (1.36%) Cisco
6 4 (1.36%) Adobe
7 2 (0.68%) Citrix
7 2 (0.68%) Juniper
7 2 (0.68%) Red Hat
7 2 (0.68%) Apple
7 2 (0.68%) CheckPoint
7 2 (0.68%) VMware
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